Apr 18, 2014
Suryamati takes us on a journey through the history of Buddhism by exploring the art that emerged with each great phase. Talk given at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre, as part of a series of talks on Buddhism through Time and Space.
The Endangered Archives Programme at the British Library is pleased to announce the addition of two related catalogues to its web pages.
The catalogues give details of material copied by the project EAP177 and EAP326 and relate to the Buddhist archive of photography in Luang
An EAP pilot project (EAP086) investigated the extent and conditions of an archive of Theravada Buddhist photographs now mainly preserved in one monastery of Luang Prabang/Laos, and started scanning and digitizing the material.
The material found is of high scientific and documentary significance, and very rare. In more than 15,000 single photographs, it covers 120 years of Buddhist photography. Continue reading